Join discussion on the impact of waste Oct. 25

Business owners, restaurateurs, environmental groups, and concerned individuals are invited to share their thoughts on the use of polystyrene and plastic bags at a public meeting to be held on Thursday, Oct. 25. The public meeting will include a panel of concerned parties, including environmental experts and city officials.

Wii-wielding seniors say “Game on” at Courtyard Care

By Heather Posey Staff Writer The residents of Courtyard Care senior nursing and rehabilitation center in Signal Hill have got their game face on as they battle it out with the center’s latest craze, virtual sports on Nintendo Wii. With wireless gaming and interactive programming, seniors and staffers have turned this video game phenomenon into…

Flying High

By Heather Posey, Staff Writer Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster, Fifth District Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and Long Beach Airport representatives welcomed ExpressJet Airlines into the city at a press conference Monday. The conference introduced the airline’s three new service destinations.

Signal Hill to join cities working on plan for LB freeway improvements

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer For over a decade, government leaders have talked about the need to improve the Long Beach (1-710) Freeway. In 2005 the Gateway Cities Council of Governments completed a study on I-710. Recently, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority began forming a multi-jurisdictional committee to work on the initial phases…

AQMD aims high-tech guns at “gross polluters” on SoCal streets

By Nick Diamantides, Staff Writer According to studies conducted by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD), 50 percent of the air pollution caused by automobiles in this region comes from only 10 percent of the cars. Repairing those vehicles or getting them off the streets has become one of the agency’s top priorities.

Reminiscing

Do you know these ladies? Information on the back of the photo says “106th Installation Emblem Club, April 29, 1955.” Contact the Signal Tribune at 2669 Myrtle Avenue, Suite 111, Signal Hill, CA 90755 or leave a comment below!

LBPD West substation BBQ celebrates 10-year anniversary

The Long Beach Police Department hosted a celebration in honor of the West Patrol Substation’s 10-year anniversary last Saturday at the Police Substation at 1835 Santa Fe Avenue in Long Beach. Residents enjoyed an outdoor BBQ while getting informed about public safety and crime prevention through figures such as the Long Beach Police Explorers and…

Long drops lawsuit against Signal Hill

Nancy Long has dropped her lawsuit against the City of Signal Hill. Long ran for election to the Signal Hill City Council and lost by one vote to incumbent Larry Forester last March. She later filed a lawsuit against the city in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging improprieties in the counting of the votes.